Last Rites for a Boeing 747

By Scott McCartney Updated June 6, 2018 2:31 p.m. ET TUPELO, Miss.—Its sheer size defies gravity. Its grace and elegance defy reason. The Boeing 747, mother of all jumbo jets, […]

Wraparound Mortgage

A wraparound mortgage is a type of junior loan which wraps or includes, the current note due on the property. The wraparound loan will consist of the balance of the original loan […]

Predatory Dumping

What is ‘Predatory Dumping’ Predatory dumping is a type of anti-competitive behavior in which a foreign company prices its products below market value in an attempt to drive out domestic […]

Madrigal Pharmaceuticals Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MDGL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutic candidates for the treatment of […]

When To Sell A Mutual Fund

If your mutual fund is yielding a lower return than you anticipated, you may be tempted to cash in your fund units and invest your money elsewhere. The rate of […]

Treasury International Capital – TIC

DEFINITION of ‘Treasury International Capital – TIC’ Treasury International Capital (TIC) data measures flows of portfolio capital into and out of the U.S., and the resultant positions between U.S. and […]

Allergan Needs a New Wrinkle

By Charley Grant June 6, 2018 12:05 p.m. ET Allergan , AGN 2.08% the maker of Botox, could use a face-lift. Two hedge funds, Appaloosa LP and Senator Investment Group, […]

Franchised Monopoly

What is a ‘Franchised Monopoly’ A franchised monopoly is status given by the government to a company or individual. A monopoly refers to a situation where a given sector or […]

The Advantages Of Mutual Funds

Mutual funds are a popular investment vehicle for investors. For investors with limited knowledge, time or money, mutual funds can provide simplicity and other benefits. To help you decide whether […]

Direct Cost

Loading the player… What is a ‘Direct Cost’ A direct cost is a price that can be completely attributed to the production of specific goods or services. Some costs, such […]

Fixed-Asset Turnover Ratio

Loading the player… What is the ‘Fixed-Asset Turnover Ratio’ The fixed-asset turnover ratio is, in general, used by analysts to measure operating performance. It is a ratio of net sales […]

Is L Brands' Dividend Sustainable?

L Brands (NYSE: LB) has had a difficult 2018. The stock of the owner of brands including iconic lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret and beauty retailer Bath & Body Works […]